The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to San Jose is 3 hours, 40 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves DFW Dallas Fort Worth, TX 2 minutes late.
18 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 16 minutes in the air
4 minutes taxiing in
Arrives SJC San Jose, CA 2 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
77%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to San Jose is 3 hours, 40 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 16 minutes.

The flight distance from Dallas Fort Worth to San Jose is 1438 Miles.

Reverse Journey

San Jose to Dallas Fort Worth
3 hours, 26 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

American
3h 40m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h4h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

25

Distance

1438 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun01234

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
25

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Dallas Fort Worth from San Jose by plane?

The distance from Dallas Fort Worth to San Jose by plane is 1438 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Dallas Fort Worth to San Jose?

The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to San Jose is 3 hours, 40 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 16 minutes. These numbers are averages.

What airlines fly from Dallas Fort Worth to San Jose?

American is the only airline with direct flights from Dallas Fort Worth to San Jose.

Does Southwest fly from Dallas Fort Worth to San Jose?

Southwest does not fly from Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) to San Jose (SJC). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Dallas Fort Worth 2 minutes late
Taxi Out Time 18 minutes
In the Air 196 minutes
Taxiing In 4 minutes
Arrives San Jose 2 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Dallas Fort Worth to San Jose, American is 77% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 77% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 77% 21% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Dallas Fort Worth and San Jose, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
American 18 196 4 220

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
4pm 0.77
6pm 0.3
5am 0
9am 0.88
10am 0.23
7pm 0.61
11am 0.69
8am 0.03
5pm 0.09
7am 0.01

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Dallas Fort Worth to San Jose that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 113
February 104
March 107
April 94
May 106
June 119
July 120
August 123
September 119
October 119
November 113
December 104

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Dallas Fort Worth to San Jose that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 3.83
Tuesday 3.71
Wednesday 3.67
Thursday 3.73
Friday 3.75
Saturday 3.33
Sunday 3.77

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
American 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
4pm 17 195 4 217
6pm 19 204 4 228
5am 22 218 4 244
9am 21 195 4 222
10am 23 206 4 233
7pm 20 192 4 218
11am 16 194 4 214
8am 22 211 4 238
5pm 16 196 4 220
7am 16 193 4 212
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.